Prior to its development, Cecil Street was one part of an old sea front which ran from the junction at Market Street to Stanley Street. The street was named after Sir Cecil Clementi Smith, Governor of the Straits Settlements between 1887 and 1893. Smith Street and Clementi Road are two other streets in Singapore similarly named after him. The street had initially begun as an extension of neighbouring Chinatown but had soon became part of a bustling commercial centre complementing Raffles Place by the 1930s. Urban renewal and deregulation of rent control between the 1960s and 1970s saw the rows of shophouses and classical European buildings lining the street being replaced by the modern buildings of today.
Cecil Street After
Today, Cecil Street stands as one of the key streets within the Central Business Districts, with prominent commercial buildings such as the Capital Tower, GB Building, Cecil House, Tung Ann Association Building, Aviva Building, LKN Building, Keck Seng Tower, The Octagon and Tong Eng Building. With many of these buildings continuing to be the offices of international banks and financial institutions, it is no surprise that Cecil Street has sealed its status as Singapore’s financial centre.
Fully Furnished Bedroom with
• Designer Furnishing & Fittings
• Premium Bedding
• Fully Air-Conditioned
• Ensuite Bathroom with branded shower
• 32-inch LCD TV with Exciting Cable Programs
• Complimentary Wireless Internet Connection
• Weekly Housekeeping Service
•Complimentary Set of Towels
• Complimentary Washer & Dryer Facilities in Building
• Steam Iron & Ironing Board
• In Room Hair Dryer